Currituck County

2014: Forest Health Year-In-Review

The beauty and productivity of North Carolina’s forests have historically been challenged by a variety of threats.  Healthy forests are generally accustomed to pests and conditions that are native to the area where they grow. Outbreaks of common pests may occur periodically and cause a great deal of damage; but, for the most part, forests are […]

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Today’s Topic: N.C. potato growers will vote on renewing assessment program

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commercial growers of Irish potatoes in nine northeastern North Carolina counties will vote this month on renewing an assessment program that supports promotional and research work of the N.C. Potato Association. Official ballots will be mailed March […]

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Today’s Topic: Navy suspends plans for outlying landing field in N.C.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week the Navy announced it was suspending plans to develop an outlying landing field in northeastern North Carolina. The announcement was welcome news to farm families in Camden, Gates and Currituck counties, which had been under […]

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